1000 cycles; a term sometimes used as an informal name for the kilohertz.

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  • kilocycle — n. m. RADIOELECTR (Improprement) Kilohertz. kilocycle [kilosikl] n. m. ÉTYM. 1931; de kilo , et cycle. ❖ ♦ Vx. Kilohertz …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kilocycle — [kil′ōsī΄kəl, kil′əsī΄kəl] n. former term for KILOHERTZ …   English World dictionary

  • Kilocycle — A thousand cycles, of any periodic phenomenon. kilocycle or kilocycles may refer to:* A measurement of usage of reciprocating machines, especially presses * Kilocycles (as an abbreviation of kilocycles per second) is an old term for what is today …   Wikipedia

  • kilocycle — kilohercas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. kilocycle; kilohertz vok. Kilohertz, n rus. килогерц, m pranc. kilohertz, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • kilocycle — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1921 1000 cycles; especially kilohertz …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kilocycle — Hertz Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hertz (homonymie). « Hz » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Hz (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • kilocycle — /kil euh suy keuhl/, n. a unit equal to 1000 cycles: used esp. in radio as 1000 cycles per second for expressing the frequency of electromagnetic waves; kilohertz. The term kilohertz is now preferred in technical use. Abbr.: kc [1920 25; KILO +… …   Universalium

  • kilocycle — noun a) A thousand cycles (of any periodic phenomenon) b) (elliptically) A thousand cycles per second; a kilohertz …   Wiktionary

  • kilocycle — One thousand cycles per second. * * * kilo·cy·cle kil ə .sī kəl n 1000 cycles esp KILOHERTZ …   Medical dictionary

  • kilocycle — Synonyms and related words: AF, CPS, EHF, G, HF, Hz, M, MF, RF, SHF, UHF, VHF, VLF, audio frequency, carrier frequency, chiliad, chiliagon, chiliahedron, chiliarch, chiliarchia, cycles, extremely high frequency, frequency, frequency spectrum,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • kilocycle — n. kilohertz, unit for measuring frequency which is equal to one thousand hertz …   English contemporary dictionary

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